Ecuador seeks to decriminalize drug use: Cannabis now decriminalized

Introduction Ecuador has never been a major producer or trafficker of illegal drugs. As one scholar has stated while Ecuador has become an important transit country for illicit drugs, precursor chemicals, and for money laundering, the illicit drug trade has not been perceived as a major threat to the country’s national security (Edwards S., ‘A […]

And, the joke is on…

I listened to Obama, on NPR, laud the fact that we are removing troops from Iraq.  Then I heard a carefully scripted NPR discussion about all the expense and corruption that will ensue.  When we remove the troops, Obama said we will ramp up our State Department personnel.  This will require increased protection that soldiers […]